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    Horatio G. Wright Signed Carte de Visite. 2.5" x 4", a seated portrait in uniform, with an Alex Gardner, Washington, D.C. backstamp on verso. Signed below the image: "H.G. Wright Maj. Genl. Comdg 6th Army Corps." With a blue 2 cent George Washington stamp on verso.

    Horatio Gouverneur Wright (1820-1899), who ranked 2nd in his West Point class of 1841, served as a chief engineer, brigade and divisional commander during the Civil War. A rather cautious leader, he fought at Secessionville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, the Wilderness and Cold Harbor.

    Condition: Light toning and minor wear to the corners. Pencil notations on verso.

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